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- 1696 days ago -
There are natural, harmless ways to control weeds and learning about them could not only see your garden much prettier but also help the bees which are so important to our eco-system, survive. Looking at the most common and tough to deal with weeds is

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Kit B (276)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 7:18 am

Pull those weeds and use vinegar - it works for me.

P A (117)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 9:12 am
I'm afraid it is elbow grease - in repeated doses - the only way to get rid of weeds in my experience. Make it fun though - make it a competition, and relish defeating them!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 11:11 am
I still use the old-fashioned method ~ soil, soil, toil and trouble! So very satisfying to yank those little nasties out!
My apologies to Bill Shakespeare.

S S (0)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 12:47 pm
Thank you.

Marija M (29)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 2:01 pm
thank you Cher

. (0)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 2:34 pm
Vinegar is fine- the blow torch method was a little bizarre.

Kathleen R (138)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 4:15 pm
noted & read

Judith C (159)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 8:42 pm

Kerrie G (116)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 10:06 pm
Noted, thanks.

Colleen L (3)
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 10:10 pm
Good info. I try to get rid of mine around the house all naturally. Thanks Cher

Julie W (32)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 1:34 am
In Australia, we can buy a flame weeder - not a blow torch, but intended just to deal with weeds. They are very effective.

Sherri G (128)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 1:38 am
TY for posting Cher Noted.

Jonathan Harper (0)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 4:33 am

Lindsay K (6)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 5:20 am
Thanks for the info - does vinegar work on bindweed?

Jaime Alves (52)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 7:34 am

Gloria picchetti (304)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 8:15 am
Don't skip a year!

Hartson Doak (39)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 12:24 am
Check out those weeds. Many can be eaten.

Sharon W. (4)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 9:03 am
Hm? I just pour boling water on them. It is eco-friendly and kills the roots, too. Plus, you can grow other plants there immediately (after it has cooled down).
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